2228 Santa Maria Ave Se, Palm Bay
Brevard County Real Estate - Malabar
Malabar is a small town located south of Palm Bay in Brevard County, Florida. Established in 1883 and incorporated in 1962, Malabar is known for its old-Florida atmosphere and semi-rural environment.
Malabar is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 2,757. Malabar is approximately 52 miles from Port Saint Lucie (population 164,603) and around 3 miles from Palm Bay (population 103,190).
The median age for residents of Malabar is 50. Around 25.1% of Malabar households include school aged children and 32.4% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 91.6% of the Malabar population are White, 3.8% are Black or African American, .4% American Indian, .9% Asian and 2.4% are Two or more Races.
There are 1,239 housing units in Malabar. 115 (9.2%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. Malabar is a tourist destination, 36.5% (42) of it's vacant housing units were classed as seasonal, recreational or for occasional use. There are 128 residential rental units in Malabar. 111 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 12.5%.
Brevard County is located in the East Central Florida region, along with Orange, Volusia, Sumter, Seminole, Lake, and Osceola counties. There are many incorporated municipalities in Brevard. Cities include Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, and West Melbourne. The towns in Brevard are Grant-Valkaria, Indiatlantic, Malabar, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, and Palm Shores. Brevard?s population is well over half a million.
Top industries for Brevard County include technology, tourism, agriculture, and other service businesses. Top public sector employers for Brevard County are the Brevard County School Board, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, NASA, and US Department of Defense. Private sector employers include Harris Corporation, Health First, Inc., United Space Alliance, Wuesthoff Health System, and Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Kennedy Space Center is located on Merritt Island in Brevard County and provides many jobs for the area, as well as acting as a popular tourist destination. It is from this activity that Brevard takes its nickname, the Space Coast. Nicknamed "Space City USA", the city of Titusville is across the water from KSC. The city?s population is highly-educated. The city is a popular destination for visitors wishing to see spacecraft launches.
Other tourist attractions in Brevard County include Port Canaveral, one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Cocoa Beach. Port Canaveral is serviced by Disney Cruise Lines, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. Not just a tourist destination, the port is within a foreign trade zone.
In 2010 and 2011, the Brookings Institution reported that Brevard ranked in the bottom fifth of the nation's top metro areas, based on unemployment, gross metropolitan product, housing prices and foreclosed properties. In 2011, the county was rated the 6th worst in the nation for foreclosures. RealtyTrac rated Brevard as the best county in the United States for buyers in 2013 because of the low prices.
|2218 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2238 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1671 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||1,840||B|
|1663 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||1,615||B|
|1679 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2248 Santa Maria Ave Se||Single Family||1,087||B|
|2227 Santa Maria Ave Se||Single Family||0||B|
|2217 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2237 Santa Maria Ave Se||Single Family||1,269||B|
|1687 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2247 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2258 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1695 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1489 Wakefield Rd Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1485 Wakefield Rd Se||Single Family||888||C|
|2268 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1474 Wichita Blvd Se||Single Family||1,156||C|
|1670 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2257 Santa Maria Ave Se||Single Family||1,347||C|
|1678 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1483 Wakefield Rd Se||Single Family||2,020||B|
|1662 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1703 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||1,994||B|
|1647 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||1,132||C|
|1686 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2267 Santa Maria Ave Se||Single Family||1,725||C|
|2278 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2190 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1694 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1715 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||1,814||B|
|1461 Wichita Blvd Se||Single Family||1,488||C|
|1639 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||1,751||B|
|2277 Santa Maria Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1475 Wakefield Rd Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2227 Whiteside Ave Se||Single Family||1,649||B|
|1702 San Filippo Dr Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2237 Whiteside Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2217 Whiteside Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1473 Wichita Blvd Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|2288 Santa Maria Ave Se||Single Family||1,994||B|
|2247 Whiteside Ave Se||Vacant Residential||0||L|
|1638 San Filippo Dr Se||Single Family||2,020||B|
|2200 Angel Rd Se||Single Family||0||B|
Nearest MLS Listings
Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location
|1514 Wichita Blvd Se||.12||0||$402,650|
|2163 Sans Souci Ave Se||.17||0||$33,900|
|2248 Wagonwheel Ave Se||.24||0||$35,000|
|1531 Walker St Se||.3||0||$40,000|
|1369 Rabbit St Se||.3||0||$395,000|
|1373 Ran Rd Se||.32||0||$389,900|
|2351 Angel Rd Se||.32||0||$344,900|
|1480 Traverse St Se||.38||0||$34,000|
|2123 Ramsdale Dr Se||.39||1,068||$299,500|
|1295 Ragen Rd Se||.39||0||$417,900|
|1420 Traverse St Se||.42||0||$53,000|
|2378 Ramsey Rd Se||.47||0||$377,900|
|1574 Welland St Se||.48||0||$39,900|
|1691 Walker St Se||.49||0||$39,971|
|1399 San Filippo Dr Se||.52||0||$58,000|
Local Household Income
The median household income in this part of Florida is $65,996. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $23,217 per year. The top 10% earn more than $150,879 per year. The top 1% earn more than $414,648 per year. Most renters earn between $28,332 (20th percentile) and $50,268 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $131,992 and $164,990.
Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates
The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $847. Most renters earn between $2,361 and $4,189 per month. They typically spend 33% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $608 (20th percentile) to $1,140 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 8%.